Tag Archives: antisemitism

For in every generation they rise up to destroy us

Two separate acts, committed at opposite ends of the world by two separate people joined by one motivating factor – hatred of Jews and the desire to kill them – threw those words from the Vehi She’amda poem in the … Continue reading

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Apologies – and a midweek link-dump

My apologies for my recent absence on this blog. A combination of recovering from sad news, preparations for good news, pressure of work and volunteer work plus a bout of mild flu have kept me from writing, despite the dozens … Continue reading

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Latest Antisemitism News – Updated

Here is a round-up of assorted antisemitic incidents that have taken place around the world in the last couple of weeks. Update: From yesterday’s Times of Israel: Pig’s heads sent to Rome synagogue and the Israeli embassy in Rome. From … Continue reading

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Calling on my London friends to protest the anti-Israel “Bethlehem Wall” at St. James’s Church

In my post last week about the annual anti-Israel nastiness at Christmas-time, I mentioned Richard Millett’s post about a disgusting display of blatant anti-Israel prejudice, verging on the antisemitic, put on by St. James Church in Piccadilly, who built a … Continue reading

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European NGOs are at the forefront of delegitimization of Israel

Besides the outrageous ASA boycott, another boycott was also mentioned in my earlier post: the boycott by the Dutch water company Vitens against Israel’s Mekorot water company, which has generated a pushback from the Israeli Foreign Ministry: The Foreign Ministry … Continue reading

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How boycotters justify their antisemitism

Several recent instances of anti-Israel boycotts highlight both the distortions of logic and reason, and the abuse of universal values like human rights and free speech in order to justify the antisemitism lurking behind their anti-Israel boycotts. For example we … Continue reading

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